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2016 ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship Winners Announced

SIGHPC and Intel have announced the 14 first-ever recipients of the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship. The fellowship is funded by Intel and was announced at the high performance computing community's SC conference in November of last year. Nominees spanned 21 disciplines and represented large, mid-sized, and small institutions in 23 countries. Of the 14 students named as winners this year, twelve are women and four are underrepresented minorities in their country of study. The winners received travel support to the SC16 conference in Salt Lake City, Utah (USA), where they were recognized at an awards ceremony. They also received a complimentary membership in SIGHPC for the duration of their fellowship.

See HPCwire’s interview on the first cohort of winners, announced at SC16

Meet the 2016 cohort of winners

Watch the video featuring Intel’s initial announcement at the SC15 HPC Matters Plenary (beginning at the 27:30 mark)

New Opportunity for SIGHPC Students 

Students: don't miss the opportunity for in-depth meetings with winners of top awards in computing and math. Applications are open until February 14 for the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (includes a week-long trip to Germany) to qualified graduate students.

Events and Opportunities for SIGHPC Members 
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      SIGHPC is a proud co-sponsor of:
      • PASC17: Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (Lugano, Switzerland, 26-28 June, 2017)
      • SC17:  International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (Denver, Colorado, 12-17 November 2017)
      Check out these upcoming conferences, being held in cooperation with SIGHPC:
      • IPDPS 2017IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (Orlando, Florida, 29 May - 2 June 2016)
      • ROSS 2017: International Workshop on Runtime and Operating Systems for Supercomputers (Washington DC, 26 June 2017)
      • Cluster 2017: IEEE Cluster Conference (Honolulu, Hawaii, 5 - 8 September 2017)
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